keep going

I need to get back into writing. Waiting for inspiration to strike, as a true artist does lol, isn't working for me. I have always described my blog as writing about Jesus and culture. While that's true and that's what I like to write the most, I always take my time with those posts. I [...]


My husband says that even though I know people are never going to do the right thing, I still expect people to do the right thing. I hold high standards. Sometimes those standards aren't really fair because I form the ideas of what I want people to be based on what will make ME happy [...]

just today

I drafted a post for my first wedding anniversary. I had planned to tell you all about my first year of marriage and, in my infinite one year of marriage wisdom, tell you what I learned. But, as a true artist, I just wasn't feeling it that day. Instead I wrote a poem about how [...]

tower and fall

I was building a super tall taller-than-you lego tower with my fave little 2 year old bud a few nights ago. TBH I've learned more from working with kids the past two years than I learned like... my whole life? Anyway, I'll call him Kid in this post since I don't love naming names in [...]

earn your wages

I have been wanting to write this for a while. I still am not sure I have all the words ready, but it's time to try. I watched this video tonight about how no one working a full time minimum wage job can afford a two-bedroom apartment. Anywhere in America. And, of course, the video [...]